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focus
as in:  The focus of our study is...


Since we’re running out of time, let’s narrow our focus to just what needs to be done tomorrow.
  where attention is concentrated
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  • Since we’re running out of time, let’s narrow our focus to just what needs to be done tomorrow.
  • This focus of this class is classic American Literature.
  • My main focus is on getting into a college with a good reputation for preparing students for medical school.
  • She likes to be the focus of attention.

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  • And so when houses were finally fireproofed completely, all over the world there was no longer need of firemen for the old purposes. They were given the new job, as custodians of our peace of mind, the focus of our understandable and rightful dread of being inferior; official censors, judges, and executors.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • His accent made him exotic and interesting; his broken arm made him a martyr; his sadism made him a natural focus for all those who loved pain in others.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender’s Game
  • Every head is turned our way, pulling the focus from the three chariots ahead of us.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
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